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Pencak silat to hit the big screen

  • Agnes Winarti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, May 23 2009 | 01:25 pm

PREMIUM An action movie featuring the choreography of the near-extinct traditional Indonesian martial art pencak silat harimau will hit the big screen on Aug. 6. British director Gareth Huw Evans, who directed the film Merantau, said his wish was to make the martial art, whose movements were inspired by tigers, popular. The tiger-inspired martial art, which originates from Agam regency in ...